This report provides the insight to support clinicians, managers and hospital leaders to improve how care is delivered, and how theatre resources and clinical expertise can be best used. Key findings include: A third of operating lists started 30 minutes
Report that explores the feasibility of introducing one type of flexible payment mechanism –outcome-based payment (OBP) –for cancer medicines into the NHS in England. This model links the price the NHS pays for a medicine to the outcomes it achieves
Provides a demand-side, supply-side, practice and emergent view of factors that lead to 4-hour breaches with a particular focus on changes that have taken place since 2010. It scales the relative impact of each causal factor and aims to provide
Report that recommends that the Government consider the needs of vulnerable families in all policies. It calls for each local authority area should develop, jointly with local NHS bodies, communities and the voluntary sector, a clear and ambitious plan for
Public services, designed in previous eras, are struggling to adapt to the rising demand pressures they face today. Yet across public services in the UK and beyond, radical innovations are emerging which meet the challenge. The key feature that connects
Within 20 years, 90% of all jobs in the NHS will require some element of digital skills. Staff will need to be able to navigate a data-rich healthcare environment. All staff will need digital and genomics literacy. This Review is about both
Age UK’s Personalised Integrated Care Programme (PICP) is a scheme that aims to improve the lives of older people through practical support, underpinned by a change in the way that the health and care system works together for these people
It is generally acknowledged that small, rural NHS health care providers face higher costs than larger, urban areas. For a number of years the NHS has adjusted financial allocations to account for these unavoidable variations in costs in different parts
This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform ophthalmology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range
This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform diabetes elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range
This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform dermatology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range of
National Audit Office report that recommends government should improve its oversight of the local governance system to help local authorities cope with increasing financial and demand pressures. It recommends that the the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government works with
This full planning guidance replaces the preparatory guidance published in December 2018 and covers system planning, the financial settlement, full operational plan requirements, and the process and timescales around the submission of plans. It is being published along with five-year
This guidance sets out assurance statement deliverables for 2019/20, for which regions are asked to provide assurance that delivery plans are being put in place.
This technical planning guidance has been produced to support the submission of templates to ensure plans are completed on a consistent basis and to a high standard.
The Equality and Health Inequalities Impact Assessment (EHIA) explains how NHS England has considered and addressed these ‘equality duties’ in developing the NHS Long Term Plan. This EHIA has assisted, and will assist, decision-makers to make informed decisions about the
This document contains the technical guidance for NHS planning for trusts for 2019/20 operational plans.
This document presents metadata including the definitions of health visitor service delivery metrics and associated outcomes as calculated from the Community Services Dataset.
Briefing that looks at the role of ambulatory emergency care (AEC) in alleviating winter pressures in the NHS. This is an alternative to hospital admission for patients with acute problems who might otherwise have spent at least one night in a hospital bed
The NHS Long Term Plan was developed in partnership with those who know the NHS best – frontline health and care staff, patients and their families and other experts. The NHS long term plan focus’ on: Prevention of heart attacks,